(PUD April 2020)
Delete this Section and replace it with the following:
9-05.30 Locate Devices
9-05.30(1) Tracer Wire
Tracer wire shall be #12 AWG copper-clad steel with a 30 mil HDPE insulation blue in color as manufactured by Copperhead Industries (part no. 1230B-HS-*), or approved equal.
9-05.30(2) Tracer Wire Connectors
Splices to the mainline tracer wire shall be made using a mainline-to-service connector as manufactured by Copperhead Industries (part no. 3WB-01), or approved equal.
Wire connectors used to connect tracer wire to ground rods shall be twist on wire connectors as manufactured by Copperhead Industries (part no. SCB-01), or approved equal.
All connectors shall be dielectric silicone filled.
9-05.30(3) Ground Rods
Ground rods shall be a 1.5 pound (minimum) magnesium rod with a minimum 20-feet, #12 AWG red HDPE insulated copper-clad steel wire connected to the rod specifically manufactured for this purpose as manufactured by Copperhead Industries (part no. ANO-12), or approved equal.
9-05.30(4) Locator Station
Locator stations shall be SnakePit Roadway with Two-Terminal Switchable Lid as manufactured by Copperhead Industries (part no. RB14B2T-SW), or approved equal.
All new fire hydrants shall be equipped with a hydrant flange locator access point as manufactured by Copperhead Industries (part no. T2-B-FLPKG), or approved equal.
9-05.50(1) Fabrication Tolerances and Requirements
(PUD April 2020)
Supplement this section with the following:
The manufacturing plant for precast concrete units shall be certified by the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute’s Plant Certification Program for the type of precast member to be produced, or the National Precast Concrete Association’s Plant Certification Program or be an International Congress Building Officials or International Code Council Evaluation Services recognized fabricator of structural precast concrete products, and shall be approved by Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) as a Certified Precast Concrete Fabricator prior to the start of Precast units shall be certified by the manufacturer prior to shipment that all materials conform to WSDOT and PUD specifications. The Contractor shall provide the PUD with the manufacturer’s certification.